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May 7, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) sent a letter to President Donald Trump supporting the Administration and Congress’ efforts to bring pharmaceutical manufacturing back to the United States. The letter points to the significant vulnerabilities due to China’s dominance over the global pharmaceutical supply chain.

May 7, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Yesterday, Representatives Scott Tipton (CO-03) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) led a bipartisan letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, calling on Congress to consider temporarily waiving the federal permitting fees for ski areas through June 2021.

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May 6, 2020 Press Release
Funds to support environmental assessment and redevelopment opportunities at several locations, including downtown and riverfront properties

Pueblo, Colo. -- Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that the City of Pueblo, Colo., will receive a $300,000 Brownfields grant to assess and revitalize properties in the city’s downtown and riverfront areas.

May 1, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON-The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced it would extend the deadline for nominating National Scenic Byways to June 15, 2020. The nomination process was initiated last year by DOT after the Reviving America's Scenic Byways Act was signed into law.
April 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON- This week, the U.S. Department of Treasury and the Small Business Administration (SBA) issued an Interim Final Rule yesterday that updated guidance for disbursement of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans to afford maximum leniency to financial institutions in disbursing PPP loan funds to ensure that the loans could be forgiven.

April 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03), Colorado U.S. Senators Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet and Congressman Ken Buck (CO-04) are requesting that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) take action to give more meat and poultry producers direct access to the commercial market.

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April 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—After weeks of outreach from Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03), the US Department of Treasury released guidance making certain that rural hospitals are eligible to receive forgivable loans through the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

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April 23, 2020 Press Release
“During an already disruptive time in our economy, additional stresses and disruptions in the food supply cannot be taken lightly.”

Washington– Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) and U.S. Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Michael Bennet (D-CO) are urging U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue to quickly approve the request by Colorado Governor Jared Polis for a Secretarial Disaster Declaration for Colorado’s Western Slope counties impacted by the major freeze event on April 13.

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